Giveaway: Wednesday’s Reading Day – Children’s Book Choice – 2 Winners


As promised, it’s Wednesday and I am giving away a children’s book choice (up to $20 to spend on children’s books on Amazon!) to two of my lucky readers. Each Wednesday through August, I’ll be doing this giveaway. It’s just my way of encouraging all of you to spend time each week reading with a child and sharing the love of books with them.


This week, I’m reading The Pizza That We Made and Pizza Pat to my kids. What I try to do with the books that we read is to match up a related activity to them throughout the week. So this week, we made some Pizza On A Stick. The kids had a blast!  While we were waiting for our bread to toast, we read both of these books. I think it helped them enjoy making their own pizza even more. The The Pizza That We Made has a recipe for making your own homemade pizza in the back but we haven’t tried it yet.

How This Giveaway Works
There will be two winners. Each winner gets to spend up to $20 on Amazon selecting children’s books. The winners can pick more than one book, just as long as the total value is $20 or less. The items must be in stock and ship free with Amazon Prime. I thought it would be fun to let the winner’s pick their own books than to choose a specific book to giveaway each week.

If this sounds like something you’d like to win, make sure you enter!

HERE’S HOW TO ENTER

NOTE: Beneath this posting is the word “Comments.” This is where you’ll put your entries. Only entries on this posting will be counted.

1) To enter the giveaway, leave me a comment letting me know what book you are reading to your kids/ a child this week.

After that, here are other ways to enter: (Please, make sure that you submit extra comments if you do these.)

2) Subscribe to my email newsletter or RSS Feed and leave a separate comment letting me know you have done this. If you are already subscribed, thank you and make sure you leave a 2nd comment letting me know.

3) Follow me on Twitter and leave a separate comment letting me know you have done this. If you are already following, thank you and make sure you leave a 3rd comment letting me know.

4) Blog/Tweet about the giveaway. Make sure you come back and leave a separate extra comment letting me know that you’ve done this.

There are a total of 4 entries per person! (Please be sure to leave separate entries for each one.)

Entry is open to US residents only through 11:59PM CST on Saturday, June 19, 2010. Winners will be chosen using random.org and contacted by email. If you’re the winner, you’ll have only 48 hours to respond or an alternate will be chosen.

Giveaway: Wednesday’s Reading Day – Children’s Book Choice – 2 Winners


As promised, it’s Wednesday and I am giving away a children’s book choice (up to $20 to spend on children’s books on Amazon!) to two of my lucky readers. Each Wednesday through August, I’ll be doing this giveaway. It’s just my way of encouraging all of you to spend time each week reading with a child and sharing the love of books with them.


This week, I’m reading Chicka Chicka Boom Boom to my kids. I had bought this awhile back and put it in with a travel case of coloring books and such. Well, we haven’t used it in a long time. The kids asked to take the case out and what a nice surprise to find it.

Our book comes with a CD version, too. We haven’t listened to it yet, as I’m saving that for later in the week. But last night, the kids got the biggest kick when I had their Daddy bring home a real coconut. They got excited watching the coconut water pour out and then seeing how it looked when we cracked it open. Honestly, neither of them was overly thrilled with the coconut taste but they still had a lot of fun. My son told us that it came from “the coconut tree.” After reading it so much this week already, he’s picking up lines from the book. Eventually we’ll make something from the coconut shells, I just don’t know what yet.  :)

How This Giveaway Works
There will be two winners. Each winner gets to spend up to $20 on Amazon selecting children’s books. The winners can pick more than one book, just as long as the total value is $20 or less. The items must be in stock and ship free with Amazon Prime. I thought it would be fun to let the winner’s pick their own books than to choose a specific book to giveaway each week.

If this sounds like something you’d like to win, make sure you enter!

HERE’S HOW TO ENTER

NOTE: Beneath this posting is the word “Comments.” This is where you’ll put your entries. Only entries on this posting will be counted.

1) To enter the giveaway, leave me a comment letting me know what book you are reading to your kids/ a child this week.

After that, here are other ways to enter: (Please, make sure that you submit extra comments if you do these.)

2) Subscribe to my email newsletter or RSS Feed and leave a separate comment letting me know you have done this. If you are already subscribed, thank you and make sure you leave a 2nd comment letting me know.

3) Follow me on Twitter and leave a separate comment letting me know you have done this. If you are already following, thank you and make sure you leave a 3rd comment letting me know.

4) Blog/Tweet about the giveaway. Make sure you come back and leave a separate extra comment letting me know that you’ve done this.

There are a total of 4 entries per person! (Please be sure to leave separate entries for each one.)

Entry is open to US residents only through 11:59PM CST on Friday, June 11, 2010. Winners will be chosen using random.org and contacted by email. If you’re the winner, you’ll have only 48 hours to respond or an alternate will be chosen.

Giveaway: Wednesday’s Reading Day – Your Choice of Children’s Book – 2 Winners


UPDATE: This giveaway is closed. Make sure you check back every Wednesday through August for another one!

As promised, it’s Wednesday and I am giving away a children’s book choice to two of my lucky readers. Each Wednesday through August, I’ll be doing this giveaway. It’s just my way of encouraging all of you to spend time each week reading with a child and sharing the love of books with them.


This week, one of the books I am reading with my children is More Spaghetti, I Say! .  It’s a Hello Reader, Level 2 book and they think it’s just so silly and fun.

Last night, I had my hubby read it to them while I was fixing supper of, you guessed it, Spaghetti! When suppertime rolled around, the kids were all excited about dinner and it was a fun time together. Our plans are to add more to it and also watch Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs after we read the book again tonight. I guess you can say it’s one big spaghetti week here.

Here’s how the giveaway will work each week:

I’m offering a choice of a children’s book to two of my lucky readers that win the giveaway. The book choice must be sold on Amazon and have a value of $20 or less and qualify for Free Shipping with Amazon Prime. I am setting these requirements since these giveaways are sponsored by me and not paid for by another company. But don’t worry because Amazon has an amazing selection of books!

So if this is something that you’d like to try win, be sure to enter!

HERE’S HOW TO ENTER

NOTE: Beneath this posting is the word “Comments.” This is where you’ll put your entries. Only entries on this posting will be counted.

1) To enter the giveaway, leave me a comment letting me know what book you’d choose on Amazon if you won.

After that, here are other ways to enter: (Please, make sure that you submit extra comments if you do these.)

2) Subscribe to my email newsletter or RSS Feed and leave a separate comment letting me know you have done this. If you are already subscribed, thank you and make sure you leave a 2nd comment letting me know.

3) Follow me on Twitter and leave a separate comment letting me know you have done this. If you are already following, thank you and make sure you leave a 3rd comment letting me know.

4) Blog/Tweet about the giveaway. Make sure you come back and leave a separate extra comment letting me know that you’ve done this.

There are a total of 4 entries per person! (Please be sure to leave separate entries for each one.)

Entry is open to US residents only through 11:59PM CST on Thursday, June 3, 2010. Winners will be chosen using random.org and contacted by email. If you’re the winner, you’ll have only 48 hours to respond or an alternate will be chosen.

Starting In June: Wednesday’s Reading Day


One of my favorite activities to do with my kids is to read to them. I’ve even designated a special area in our house with a giant chair that we curl up on and read book, after book, after book. Sometimes, I’ll even have to tell them, “OK, no more books for right now,” as they are just like me when it comes to my passion for reading.

After seeing how much joy books have brought to my kids, I wanted to do a little summer reading giveaway on the blog, in hopes that the readers that win will also get to share some amazing moments with their kids, as well.

So every Wednesday throughout the summer from June – August, I will be sharing a book that I’m reading with my kids and then doing a giveaway for two of my readers to win a book for their child. I wish I could offer more than just two winners but this is just sponsored by me and not another company. But here’s the cool part–I’m going to let the winners pick their own book choice for their prize. This way, I know the children will get something that they can each truly love and connect with.

So make sure you tune in and enter those giveaways so you can try to get a new book to read to a child that you love–be it your own, a grandchild, a nephew/niece or even just one of your friend’s children.

And I hope that you’ll share your favorites with us throughout the summer. Remember to keep checking for my monthly book picks from Read With Us, as well. Each month I giveaway two copies of the book that I’m reading that month.